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Vargas, Hector

Bio

Hector Vargas is an MSc student in Dr. David Bressler's research laboratory. He recieved his undergraduate degree in Mexico, in the Instituto Tecnologico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (ITESM) as a Biotechnology major, with a minor in Molecular Biology. After that, he won a government scholarship and was accepted in the University of Alberta for his Master's program. He is currently working with brown seaweed, and various methods of enzymatic hydrolysis to make value added products from this feedstock.

Vargas, Hector

Publications, Activities, and Awards

  • Decreasing costs of biofuel production through co-production of value added products from alternative feedstocks
  • First Approach Towards the Enzymatic Hydrolysis of Brown Seaweed for the Production of Value-Added Products
  • Initial Efforts Towards the Enzymatic Hydrolysis of Brown Seaweed for the Production of Biorefining Feedstocks